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Raw Remedies with Glow Juicery

February 19, 2016

I’ve been battling another brutal cold/flu this week. Being sick is the worst.

My first instinct on a sick day is to reach for comfort foods, cheese bagels, mac and cheese or spicy Asian food. I know it’s not good for me and likely won’t help me get better any quicker, but it tastes good and brings me the comfort I need. I know that the best plan of attack is to fuel a sick body is healthy, nourishing food, not junk. Even better is to reach for raw food, superfoods packed with antioxidants. All the good stuff needed to fight the virus. Which is why Glow Juicery and Raw Food Cafe is now becoming my go-to for sickness.

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Since Glow opened up in Red Deer, I find myself rushing to grab a cold fighter juice but never thought about picking up raw soups and salads for an extra punch. Raw foods consist of high density, plant based, whole foods, all uncooked. It’s believed that the nutritional value of food decreases when it’s heated over 105 degrees F so raw food diets consist of beautiful salads, raw soups, smoothies and more. There are tons of benefits of eating raw food, increased energy and digestion, alkalizing, less waste and simple to prepare.

Oh, and have I mentioned the coconut bacon is a game changer?

This week I picked up a couple salad and juice combos (plus an RX shot for an extra boost), instead of turning to the junk to help kick this cold to the curb. I can say for a fact that my body appreciated the extra nutrients over the unnecessary junk.


Glow Juicery Red Deer is currently running a challenge to show how you get healthy with your loved ones. Snap a pic of how you and your loves integrate healthy living into your lifestyle. Use #healthycouplechallenge + tag @glowjuiceryreddeer in your Instagram or Facebook posts for a chance to win a FREE lunch (salads, cold-pressed juices & dessert!). Winner will be announced February 26. 

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  • Reply
    Ange @ Cowgirl Runs
    February 19, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    I’m like you, KD and spicy Asian food when I’m sick, please! It’s my trigger that I really AM sick, though I do try to fill myself full of veggies and healthy things in the hopes I can kick it faster.

    Glow REEAAALLLYYYY need to open in Calgary!

    • Reply
      February 21, 2016 at 3:25 pm

      I’m actually surprised that Glow opened in Red Deer before Calgary! We never seem to get the cool things first.

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    Brie @ A Slice of Brie
    February 19, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    Ugh, I crave all the bad foods too when I’m sick. It’s like the calories don’t count when you aren’t feeling well 😉 I should probably be drinking green smoothies instead of homemade chocolate banana milkshakes, huh? I’ve never actually tried cold pressed juice! Must remedy that soon. Hope you (we both!) feel better soon!

    • Reply
      February 21, 2016 at 3:24 pm

      Cold pressed juices are pricey but so yummy. I can never seem to make my own juices taste as good.

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